Liam J Foy liamfoy at
Sat Jan 22 13:56:25 PST 2005

On Sat(22)/Jan/05 - , Matthew Dillon wrote:
>     Xin Li is setting up a cvsup mirror in China and he noted that it is
>     not possible to serve out FreeBSD and DragonFly from the same IP
>     because the same collection names are used.
>     I think this issue has come up before with others wanting to host
>     multiple cvsup repositories.
>     So what I think we need to do is to change our cvsup collection names
>     from cvs-BLAH to dragonfly-cvs-BLAH.  e.g. 'cvs-src' becomes
>     'dragonfly-cvs-src'.
>     I would like all of our existing repositories to start using both 
>     sets of names with the aim of eventually switching over entirely to
>     the new names.  I have already done this on the master server crater.
>     Once enough mirrors have the new names up and running I will change
>     the example supfile and the one on the web site to use the new names.
>     So, to everyone running mirrors:
>     * Change the cvsup collection names you are using to 'pull' the data
>       from crater from 'cvs-BLAH' to 'dragonfly-cvs-BLAH'.
>     * Dup your existing 'cvs-*/' directories in /usr/local/etc/cvsup/sup/
>       to 'dragonflycvs-*/', so both exist.
>     Note that you still only need one actual copy of the data... that is,
>     both the cvs-* and dragonfly-cvs-* collections pull from the same
>     (unchanged) CVS tree.
> 						-Matt

Should we change the example cvsup files to reflect these changes? I will
do it if need be.

- Liam J. Foy
<liamfoy at xxxxxxxxxxxxx>

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